Patient in N.J. dies of Lassa Fever, says CDC

Lassa_virusA U.S. traveler who recently returned from West Africa has died in a New Jersey hospital of Lassa Fever, the viral hemorrhagic fever rarely seen in the United States, the U.S.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced late Monday night. The unidentified traveler landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport May 17, flying from Liberia via…

Posted: May 26th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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  1. Astraea said at 6:07 am on May 26th, 2015:

    Glad these are all “unnamed medical facilities”; not to create panic, but shouldn’t we be entitled to know, so perhaps we could postpone or relocate treatments & procedures we’re supposed to be having?!